Daily Archives: Mar 11, 2011

Zambia: PF-UPND Pact breakup is selfish and retrogressive

By Zumani Katasefa Most Zambians spoken to in the streets of Kitwe by UKZAMBIANS have expressed sadness over the breaking up of the PF-UPND pact saying that the move would see the MMD winning the elections this year. “No doubt the … read more »

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Academic Production Unit (APU) Classes in Zambia

By Daimone Siulapwa SO government has abolished the Academic Production Unit (APU), which were initially introduced to accommodate pupils who could not enter the mainstream education system.   The move has been received with mixed feelings by a cross-section of … read more »

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Zambia: Expedite justice – Judge Makungu

Kitwe High court Judge Catherine Makungu has urged state prosecutors to hasten the clearance of criminal cases so that they reduce on the number of people being reminded in prison for a long period. Judge Makungu says it was against … read more »

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Zambia should adopt legislation on Freedom of Information

Visiting Freedom of Information Experts say there is need for Zambia to adopt legislation on Freedom of Information. Canada’s Centre for Law and Democracy Executive Director TOBY MENDEL says this is because currently the right to access information by members … read more »

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Zambia: Two arrested for money laundering

The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested two directors of a medical and pharmaceuticals supply company for money laundering. WILLIAM TEMBO and LYSON BANDA of MATAMOSE Pharmaceuticals are alleged to have swindled an international bank of over K150 million by pretending … read more »

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Zambia: Mulongoti warned

By ANGELA CHISHIMBA PARLIMENTARY Chief Whip Vernon Mwaanga has said former MMD chairman for elections Mike Mulongoti should be the last person to talk about morality. And MMD national chairman Michael Mabenga has threatened to sue Mr Mulongoti for defamation … read more »

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